Real estate contracts aren’t for the faint of heart! Stretching for pages on end, with legal jargon that’s hard to decipher, these agreements can be difficult to read, much less to understand.
Types Of Real Estate Contracts In Washington State
The most common types of real estate contracts in Washington include:
- residential sales and purchase contracts
- commercial real estate contracts
- for sale by owner contracts
- construction contracts
- easements and agreements
- HOA documents and CC&Rs (covenants, conditions, and restrictions)
- land rights contracts (for water, minerals, oil and gas)
- farming contracts (for livestock, grazing, and fencing)
- lease and sub-lease contracts
Key Clauses In Real Estate Contracts In Washington
Our real estate lawyers are well-versed in state, county, and municipal laws and regulations throughout Washington. They’re also meticulous in drafting language that’s in accordance with the structure of Washington State laws.
A real estate contract is meant to clearly articulate the agreements between the parties involved. Clauses in a real estate contract typically cover everything from good faith deposit to financial terms, contract time frames to individual performance, dispute resolution to termination triggers. If a real estate contract is poorly wordedor missing key clauses, it can lead to a litany of problems. Hard feelings, delayed closings, collapsed deals, protracted and expensive litigation – we’ve seen it all!
After years of watching buyers and sellers experience a myriad of problems – most of which could have been avoided – we came up with two quick, cost-effective legal solutions.
Real Estate Contract Review
With our TC Review service, we can review any type of real estate contract for you and answer the questions that keep you up at night.
Real Estate Contract Drafting
With our TC Drafting service, we can draw up a real estate contract that meets your needs and protects your interests. While other real estate law firms might take weeks or longer to draw up a contract, we typically do it in less than 10 days. We can also draft revisions and provide legal support throughout the contract negotiations.